The official Twitter for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World reported today that it had attracted 2,000,074 moviegoers in Japan by yesterday, June 15 , in 216 days since its release on November 12, 2016. The Sunao Katabuchi (Black Lagoon, Mai Mai Miracle)-directed film is still running in 10 theaters in Japan and 363 people visited the theaters yesterday. It has earned over 2.58 billion yen so far, making 10 times more than its 250 million yen budget.
Director Katabuchi comments on the record:
"The fact that all of the audience have rejoiced over the 2 million number makes it more meaningful.
Thank you very much. I also send my sincere appreciation to each theater that have supported the film
since its release day. This great result is thanks to a lot of people's support."
200万という数字をお客さんたちみなさんがこんなにも喜んで下さることが、その数字をさらに意味あるものにしています。ありがとうございます。— 片渕須直 (@katabuchi_sunao) June 16, 2017
Official US trailer
As reported, the film's DVD/Blu-ray will be released in Japan on September 15, 2017. All DVD/Blu-ray
editions are confirmed to have the Japanese and English subtitles.
Blu-ray and DVD jacket images
© Fumiyo Kouno, Futabasha/"Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni" Production Committee